very fluffy american eskimo dog

Do you love these fluffy white balls that you sometimes see at the park? White dogs with fluffy fur are extremely cute. They’re difficult to top in terms of overall cuteness.

Fluffy white dog breeds have often been bred to have a thick coat of fur so that they can stand colder weather. Their thick white coat is also what makes them adorable. Here is a list of the best white fluffy dogs.

The Best Fluffy White Dogs:

Samoyed

This popular breed is usually everything that the words “friendly” and “huggable” imply. The Samoyed is happy in both cold, snowy weather and under the scorching sun of warmer regions because its thick coat protects it from heat as well as cold. Check out this picture of two cute Samoyed puppies:

two samoyed puppies

and Samoyed adult dog look just as cute:

white samoyed family on bench

Japanese Spitz

The Japanese Spitz is a small dog who needs plenty of exercise and loves to play. If you love the look of cute fluffy white dogs, you will love the Japanese Spitz! Here is an adorable family picture of a Japanese Spitz mom and her puppies:

Japanese Spitz small dog family

Bolognese

The Bolognese is a small white dog breed that needs lots of exercise. This breed is not well-known outside of Europe, but their pure white coats are eye-catching.

bolognese portrait

Maremma Sheepdog

The Maremma Sheepdog is a breed of guardian dog who needs lots of exercises and loves to play. He can be wary or suspicious of strangers. The fluffy pure white coat of the Maremma Sheepdog is one of his most appealing characteristics.

Maremma Sheepdog on the floor

American Eskimo

American Eskimos are companion dogs who enjoy playing with children and other dogs. Their pure white coats are striking in appearance and considered a major attribute of the breed.

american eskimo dog on grass

Pomeranian

If you love the look of cute fluffy white dogs, you will love the Pomeranian! A well-trained and socialized Pomeranian makes a good family pet. Their fur coats can be red, orange, brown-white, or mostly white.

two white Pomeranians on a couch

White Huskies

white husky family with two puppies

Bichon Frise

Weight: 12-18 pounds. Key traits: gentle and friendly

Bichon Frises are one of the most popular toy breeds in America. And it’s not hard to see why when you look at this little puppy face!

bichon frise on a walk

Maltese

Weight: 4-7 pounds. Key traits: friendly, lively


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The Maltese dog makes a delightful house dog for city or country dwellers alike. He is an entertaining companion who enjoys playing games and getting into mischief with you. His fluffy little white coat is virtually carefree, requiring only occasional weekly brushing to keep it clean (about twice a week).

cute white maltese puppy sitting in grass

West Highland Terrier

Weight: 12-22 pounds. Key traits: friendly, lively, affectionate

Westies are spunky and lovable dogs who like to be the center of attention. These dogs are good for people with little experience in dog care because they adapt well to new situations. Their white coats need combing and brushing several times a week to prevent tangles.

West Highland Terrier at the park

Great Pyrenees

Weight: 80-120 pounds. Key traits: friendly, patient, devoted to family.

A large dog with a long white coat, the Great Pyrenees was developed in France’s mountainous regions as a livestock guardian and watchdog. He is calm and very good with children, but like any dog, young ones should always be supervised when around. His white coat is very fluffy and needs to be brushed often.

Great Pyrenee dog in snow
Great Pyrenee dog in snow

Havanese

Weight: 10-16 pounds. Key traits: affectionate, playful, intelligent

The Havanese has a long coat which comes in a variety of colors, but the most sought after is pure white. People love havanese dogs because they are highly intelligent, kind, and playful.

havanese out on a walk in the fall

Pekingese

Weight: 7-14 pounds. Key traits: affectionate, playful

The Pekingese is a small dog who needs lots of companionship. His thick coat is usually pure white. However, this breed is not the most hypoallergenic of dogs because of his thick fur.

pekingese looking cute

White Chihuahua

Weight: 4-6 pounds. Key traits: Friendly, lively, devoted

Chihuahuas are proud and intelligent dogs who bond closely with their people. They get along well with kids, but don’t always tolerate being handled roughly.

White fluffy Chihuahua

Coton De Tulear

Weight: 8-13 pounds. Key traits: friendly, lively

The Coton De Tulear is an affectionate family dog who has a playful, clownish side to him as well. He thrives on human companionship and loves to be a lap dog.

coton de tulear white dog

Silkese

Weight: 4-7 pounds. Key traits: friendly, outgoing

This affectionate little dog is gentle with children and loves to play. The Silkese is a toy breed which is the result from crossing Silky Terriers with Malteses, which is where he gets his unusual name.

silkese dog

Pomsky

Weight: 20-30 pounds.

The Pomsky breed is an adorable mix of Pomeranians and Huskies. Depending on the parents, their weight range from 20 to 30 pounds. Pomskies have a dense, double-coated, silky fur that fluffy dog lovers will appreciate!

pomsky family

Kuvasz

Weight: 90-115 pounds. Key traits: gentle, devoted

The Kuvasz was developed in Hungary as a livestock guardian dog who is both sweet-tempered and focused on protecting his family and flock. He can make a fine watchdog. His fluffy white coat presents some challenges for dog caretakers, but the work is worth it.

big fluffy white kuvasz dog

Poodles

Weight: 6 pounds (toy poodles) to 70 pounds. Key traits: friendly, intelligent, easygoing

Poodles come in three sizes–Toy, Miniature and Standard (the one shown here), and can be white or multicolored. This breed is people-oriented and loves playing with children and other dogs.

white poodle

Sealyham terrier

Weight: 18-20 pounds. Key traits: friendly, bright, lively

The Sealyham Terrier is an active dog who needs plenty of exercise. He’s fine with children, but can be headstrong and independent-minded–so he may not be the right dog for inexperienced owners.

sealyham terrier playing outdoors

Yakutian Laika

The Yakutian Laika is an excellent hunting dog who needs lots of exercise to stay healthy and happy. He’s good with other dogs and family members, but should be supervised around strangers. His coat can be pure white and golden-white.

yakutian laika puppy with blue eyes

Hokkaido

The Hokkaido is a compact and sturdy dog who needs lots of exercise. He’s playful and smart, but can be difficult to housebreak. Hokkaido’s fluffy coats can be orange, brown-white, or mostly white.

hokkaido looking proud

Slovensky Cuvac

The Slovensky Cuvac is a versatile working dog who is good for children but should be supervised around strangers. Their fluffy coats can be white, black, tan or grayish.

slovenky cuvac white dog breed

Volpino Italiano

Volpino Italiano dogs are small fluffy dogs who can be timid around strangers. But their pure fluffy white coats make them hard to resist.

volpino italiano

Cockapoo

The Cockapoo is an eager-to-please, friendly, and playful dog who loves being in the middle of family activities. His coat can be white or white with a mix of other color such as black or brown.

cockapoo running

Old English Sheepdog

Old English Sheepdog are big (up to 100 pounds) but very fluffy. It’s not exactly what you have in mind when you think of fluffy lap dogs – and these dogs usually require large play areas to let out their energy – but their very fluffy white coats are stunning and soft. You will love them if you like big fluffy dogs. Keep in mind though that “big” and “fluffy” also mean a lot of grooming and maintenance.

old english sheepdog standing tall

Canaan Dog (White)

The Canaan dog is an ancient breed of working dog who enjoys spending time outdoors. His coat is usually black and white, but can also be brown or pure white. His coat is not as thick and fluffy as some of the other breeds listed here, but remain very soft to the touch.

white canaan dog

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Author

  • Dr. Winnie earned a Master in Biology from St Georges University, and graduated from the University of Pretoria's Veterinary School. She is a full-time Veterinarian specializing in internal medicine for companion animals.